Conference Programme

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

09:30 – 09:40Welcome and introductions
09:40 – 10:25The APEC ICT Skills Framework Project – A cybersecurity perspective
Dr Nick Tate
10:30 – 11:15Work from home
Sikhumbuzo Mthombeni
Sponsor: Dimension Data
11:20 – 12:05Ransomware: Proactive vs reactive response
Dr Erdal Ozkaya
12:05 – 12:30BREAK
12:30 – 13:15Threat of the Internet (Child exploitation online)
Captain Veronica Banks
South African Police Services
13:20 – 14:05Ransomware: Before, during and after the attack
Andrew Stone
Sponsor: Pure Storage
14:10 – 14:55Inside the cauldron of fire
Peter Allwright
15:00 – 15:45Hacking: How big and damaging is this wave?
Munyaradzi Gudo & Stewart Wapwanyika

Thursday, 11 November 2021

09:30 – 09:40Welcome and announcements
09:40 – 10:25Mitigating modern threats
Ghamza Jacobs & Leon van Niekerk
University of Cape Town
10:30 – 11:15An Honest talk with Executives on Cybersecurity, Privacy & Resilience (CPR) Risk
Craig Rosewarne
Wolfpack Information Risk
11:20 – 12:05Digital Extortion - Why ransomware persists
Wicus Ross
OrangeCyberdefense
12:05 – 12:30BREAK
12:30 – 13:15Managing cyber compliance when operating in a multi-jurisdictional context
Peter Flynn - Libryo Ltd
Sponsor: Inspired Marketing
13:20 – 14:05Embedding security behaviours in your organisation
Associate Professor Jacques Ophoff
Abertay University
14:10 – 14:55Transforming IT Security – Journey to SASE
Arashad Samuels
Sponsor: Cisco
15:00 – 15:10Conference closing